WISEMAN'S COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1307915

Date first listed: 02-Oct-1981

Statutory Address: WISEMAN'S COTTAGE, 54 AND 56, HIGH WYCH ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: WISEMAN'S COTTAGE, 54 AND 56, HIGH WYCH ROAD

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire (District Authority)

Parish: Sawbridgeworth

National Grid Reference: TL 47381 14226

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History

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Details

HIGH WYCH ROAD 1. 5253 (North Side) No 54 and No 56 (Wiseman's Cottage) TL 473 142:6/12 II GV 2. C17, extended 1-bay to E in C18 and subdivided. Tall timberframed plastered house with steep old red tile gabled roof. 3 rooms in line plan to older part with door opposite great chimney stack between the two W rooms. This leaves space only for entrance and rear passage to parlour at W. External winding stair off this passage, now enclosed in modern rear wing. 2 storeys and cellar. Old plank door with iron hinges. Cross-beam and fireplace lintol in parlour chamfered and stopped. Axial beam to floor over cellar,walled in English bond brickwork. Chimney terminates in a square mass at ridge level topped by 2 diagonally set square shafts. E room of 3 has axial beam and now is part of No 54 with the C18,2 storeys and attic 1 bay E addition with lower Gd floor level. In older W room, posts and cross beam and chamfered axial beam exposed. Concave stepped stop to chamfer. Chimney built at former E gable of older house. Winding stair in NE corner of new house. S front has modern panelled pargetting and 4 windows. Simple plank doors. 3 light C19 wooden casement windows. John Rivers established his Nursery in 1725 on land at Wisemans and the house is still connected with the Nursery.

Listing NGR: TL4738114226

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 160778

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